Thank you very much, that took care of my problem instantly
"horne" <hornemember.fsf.org> wrote in message
news:eoEOa.99252$2ay.98961news01.bloor.is.net.cab le.rogers.com...without> Chris Rennert scribbled:
>> > hello,
> > I am running Mandrake 9.1 on my laptop. Whenever I boot my laptopit> > plugging into my network, I notice after I log in and then try to start
> > X-Windows I get a long hesitation, before X ever starts. I am figuringrun>> > is trying to do a name resolution or something. What could I do to fix
> > this?
> > Thanks for any help in advance,
> > Chris
> Verify that /etc/hosts contains an entry for your computer.
> 127.0.0.1 machinename localhost
> This should allow any network-aware application like XFree86 to properly> without a real netwirk interface enabled. Also, check the order in which
> name resolution is performed in /etc/resolv.conf.
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